Alberta Labour Shortage – Lean Can Help

Alberta Labour Shortage – Lean Can Help

Written by Bruce Ennis, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, MEE Cluster Process Improvement Guru In a story aired on November 25, Gary Manku of Altex Industries told CTV news welding companies are having trouble bidding on projects because “they can’t find enough...

What is Smart Manufacturing?

What is Smart Manufacturing?

Written by Sarah Olson for the MEE Cluster Smart Manufacturing is digital systems integrated into manufacturing at all levels. It begins with bringing analog data into a digital database. By analyzing data from all the steps in a manufacturing process (including...

Keeping It Smarter with OEE and Laser Scanning

Keeping It Smarter with OEE and Laser Scanning

Written for the Manufacturing & Export Enhancement Cluster by Alberto Silva, Hexagon Digital transformation is definitely a journey, and smart manufacturing is not necessarily a single digital revolution in your factory. It can be a step-by-step process using...